Cast Announced for BAD ROADS
Ronke Adekoluejo, Kate Dickie, Vincent Ebrahim, Anne Lacey, Tadhg Murphy, Mike Noble, and Ria Zmitrowicz have been cast in the world premiere of Bad Roads, written by Natal'ya Vorozhbit and translated by Sasha Dugdale. It isdirected by Royal Court Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone. Bad Roads runs in the Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs 15 November 2017 - 23 December 2017.
Natal'ya Vorozhbit is the leading Ukrainian playwright of her generation and has worked with the Royal Court since 2004. Her work includes The Khomenko Family Chronicles, Maidan Diaries (Royal Court) and The Grain Store (RSC).
"I spend the night in an officer's barracks, where no woman has ever set foot."In the darkest recesses of Ukraine, a war is raging.
A journalist takes a research trip to the front line.
Teenage girls wait for soldiers on benches.
A medic mourns her lover killed in action.
Heart-breaking, powerful and bitterly comic accounts of what it is to be a woman in wartime.
"A body without a head in a body bag just doesn't turn me on."
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